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imprisonment definition

imprisonment


 
  Grep  of  noun  imprisonment 
  false  imprisonment 
  imprisonment 
 
  Overview  of  noun  imprisonment 
 
  The  noun  imprisonment  has  3  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (3)  imprisonment  --  (putting  someone  in  prison  or  in  jail  as  lawful  punishment) 
  2.  captivity,  imprisonment,  incarceration,  immurement  --  (the  state  of  being  imprisoned;  "he  was  held  in  captivity  until  he  died";  "the  imprisonment  of  captured  soldiers";  "his  ignominious  incarceration  in  the  local  jail";  "he  practiced  the  immurement  of  his  enemies  in  the  castle  dungeon") 
  3.  imprisonment,  internment  --  (the  act  of  confining  someone  in  a  prison  (or  as  if  in  a  prison)) 
 
  Overview  of  noun  imprisonment 
 
  The  noun  imprisonment  has  3  senses  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (3)  imprisonment  --  (putting  someone  in  prison  or  in  jail  as  lawful  punishment) 
  2.  captivity,  imprisonment,  incarceration,  immurement  --  (the  state  of  being  imprisoned;  "he  was  held  in  captivity  until  he  died";  "the  imprisonment  of  captured  soldiers";  "his  ignominious  incarceration  in  the  local  jail";  "he  practiced  the  immurement  of  his  enemies  in  the  castle  dungeon") 
  3.  imprisonment,  internment  --  (the  act  of  confining  someone  in  a  prison  (or  as  if  in  a  prison)) 



imprisonment definition